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What Pigeons Can Teach Us About Multitasking

Unlike humans, who are notoriously inept at multitasking, new research shows that pigeons are capable of efficiently switching between two tasks without incurring “switch costs.” ... More>

It’s About Time

In a cross-cutting theme program, "The Meaning of Time," at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared research on the ways humans think about the past, present, and future. ... More>

Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?)

Multi-tasking: how to survive in the 21st century

You’re A Distracted Driver Even When You Ignore That Text

Using a cell phone while driving is dangerously distracting, but new research from Florida State University shows that ignoring a call or text can be just as impairing. ... More>